The system for business automation (SBA): programming language

@article{Zloof1976TheSF,
  title={The system for business automation (SBA): programming language},
  author={Mosh{\'e} M. Zloof and S. Peter de Jong},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1976},
  volume={20},
  pages={385-396}
}
The system for business automation (SBA) is a system within which application experts—nonprogrammers—can describe and execute their applications on a computer. The user of SBA views his application as manipulation of information in two-dimensional pictures of tables, business forms, and reports on a display terminal. He can gradually automate this application by giving “examples” to the system of how he manually manipulates the information. The Query-by-Example database language is a subset of… CONTINUE READING